Some Belated Christmas Thoughts

My wife and I didn’t get around to our annual viewing of Alastair Sim’s performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol until well into Christmas night this year. As we watched, I found myself considering how much Charles Dickens’ story has shaped our modern understanding of the holiday. I think that all of us, at some level, like to imagine that s…

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